David P. Bub

Bank of America Plaza
800 Market Street
Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101-2501
(314) 242-5264
(314) 242-5464

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Mr. Bub practices in the firm’s St. Louis office and focuses on general defense, personal injury, premises liability, toxic tort litigation and insurance law. He has successfully tried countless jury trials to verdict and regularly authors and lectures to client and industry groups on insurance claims litigation, property loss and premises liability.

Appellate Decisions
  • GMAC v. Windsor Insurance Group, 1999 Mo.App. LEXIS 1759 (Sept. 1999)
  • Priesmeyer v. Shelter Insurance Co., 995 S.W.2d 41 (Mo.App. 1999)
  • Thieret v. Baer, 972 S.W.2d 655 (Mo.App. 1998)
  • Massachusetts Bay Ins. Co. v. N & S Development Co., 954 S.W.2d 374 (Mo.App. 1997)
  • Gutting v. Shelter Mut. Ins. Co., 905 S.W.2d 550 (Mo.App. 1995)
  • Richardson v. Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co., 899 S.W.2d 119 (Mo.App. 1995)
  • Hicks v. Prudential Prop. & Cas. Co., 887 S.W.2d 819 (Mo.App. 1994)
  • Chase Resorts, Inc. v. Safety Mutual Cas. Co., 869 S.W.2d 145 (Mo.App. 1993)

More About David


  • Saint Louis University (J.D., cum laude, 1993)
  • Saint Louis University (B.A., 1988)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Recent Achievements

  • Best Lawyers - Insurance Law, The Best Lawyers in America (2015-2021)
  • Best Lawyers - Personal Injury litigation-Defense, The Best Lawyers in America (2016-2021)
  • Super Lawyers - Civil Litigation Defense, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2012-2017)
  • St. Louis' Best Lawyers - Insurance Law, St. Louis Magazine (2017)
  • Winningest Defense Attorney, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2011)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers


  • Co-author, "Bad Faith Litigation in Missouri" National Business Institute (1996-99)


  • "Case Law Update and Flood-Related Claims in Missouri and Illinois," Brown & James Law Symposium (January 2016)
  • Panelist, "Trend is Bad Faith Litigation," Defense Research Institute's Insurance Bad Faith and Extra Contractual Claims Conference (June 2015)
  • Speaker, "Case Law Update," Brown & James Law Symposium (January 2014)
  • Speaker, "Bad Faith - Here we go Again!" Brown & James Law Symposium (January 2013)
  • Speaker, "Case Law Update," Brown & James Law Symposium (January 2013)
  • Speaker, "Soft Tissue Injury Cases," Property Loss Research Bureau Annual Claims Conference (April 2011)
  • Speaker, "Hot Topics in Premises Liability," Brown & James Law Symposium (January 2011)
  • Speaker, "Trial of the Complex Soft Tissue Injury Case", 2009 PLRB/LIRB Conference in Seattle, WA (March 2009)
  • Speaker, "The Role of Your Attorney in the Claims Process from Start to Finish", 2009 Annual Conference of Missouri Assn. of Mutual Insurance Companies (MAMIC) (January 2009)
  • Speaker, "Annual Symposium on Property Insurance Law and Claim Adjustment", sponsored by Brown & James, P.C. (1994-1999)
  • Speaker, "Premise Liability: Preparation and Trial of a Difficult Case in Missouri", National Business Institute for Continuing Legal Education (1997-99)
  • Speaker, "Bad Faith Litigation in Missouri", National Business Institute for Continuing Legal Education (1996-1999)
  • Speaker, "Current Issues in Homeowners' Policies", Missouri Bar Association's Insurance Law CLE Program (1995-96)
  • Instructor, Certification Program of International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) (1996-97)
  • Speaker, Professional Fire and Fraud Investigators Association (PFFIA) 32nd Annual Conference (1999)
  • Member, Insurance Law Practice Committee, Missouri Bar Association (1994-1999)